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P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. It flew all three of the USAAF's principal fighters. On D-Day every available Thunderbolt provided air cover to the Allied...

  • 83rd Fighter Squadron

People

  • John Motsenbocker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Fighter Pilot | 78th Fighter Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Hoya on 8 May 44 in P-47 #4276227

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Hoya, Germany 8 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 4807 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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